Fireworks

Where to find fireworks?

Looking for a fireworks show in Northeast Wisconsin to enjoy with your family this summer? Here is a roundup! May 26, 2018 Oconto Falls Memorial Day Celebration Oconto High School Football Field ocontofallslions.com/memorial-day May 27, 2018 Celebrate De Pere Voyageur Park, De Pere, Wisconsin www.celebratedepere.com June 1, 2018 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Post Game Fireworks Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities...
geocaching types

Exploring Different Types of Geocaches

Finding enough caches to fill all these calendar days after caching in this area for over three years was a challenging task. Not only did I need to find something available in the winter months, I had to resort to different types of caches as well. New to geocaching? Check...
Family Services Butterfly Festival

What is the Butterfly Festival? – June 16, 2018

Family Services will host the 10th Annual Butterfly Festival to benefit Fox Cities area children and families Saturday, June 16, 2018 at City Park in Downtown Appleton. All proceeds benefit the Parent Connection program of Family Services which helps to reduce child abuse and neglect through family education and...
Mulberry Lane Farm Petting Zoos

Petting Zoos and Farms

Our kids have always been huge fans of places where they can pet animals. It is one of their favorite things to do! In their opinion, the more hands on the better. At some of these spots they might be able to just pet through a fence or gate,...
Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan

Gardens In and Around Northeast Wisconsin

Trips to public gardens can be super relaxing and a truly multisensory experience. Walking around garden paths with no agenda other than to enjoy the sights, smells, and sounds that surround us is a quiet luxury to enjoy during warm weather months. Your family will discover new flowers, maybe...
Fish Spawning

Fish Spawning at C.D. “Buzz” Besadny Anadromous Fish Facility

Just a short drive away during the spring and fall months there is a great family adventure awaiting. In Kewaunee, about an hour away from the Fox Cities is the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Besadny Anadromous Fisheries Facility (BAFF). Since 1996, fish spawning has been clearly visible from this...
Things to do in door county with kids

Things to do in Door County with Kids

Looking to explore with your family this summer in Door County? We have rounded up personal and reader recommendations of the best kid friendly options inn Door County. Did we miss your recommendation? We would love to hear about it. Leave a comment below. Family Friendly Places to Eat in...
Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park

Summer Family Movie Nights

Another thing on our Summer Bucket List is to catch an outdoor movie under the stars! We have lots of great, FREE (or cheap) options around the Fox Valley. Don't forget your blankets, popcorn and bug spray. Movies begin at dusk.   Appleton Fox Cities Stadium 2400 N Casaloma Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin Take the...
Mini Golf

Mini Golf in Northeast Wisconsin

Mini golf is a time-tested fun thing to do for families with kids of all ages. Most mini golf spots have clubs sized to even our toddlers to put alongside the bigger kids and adults. There are lots of great places to find a perfect course for your family...

Ultimate Guide: Menominee Park, Oshkosh

Menominee Park is one of our family's favorite destinations. Located on the east side of Oshkosh it borders Lake Winnebago. The best part of this park is you can get away without spending any money, but for under $10 you can feed a couple animals and ride the train...